This Little Piggy Went to Market in the City
A Modern Farm-To-Table Parody
Tara Lawall, Rich Greco
- 48 Pages
- June 1, 2021
- ISBN: 9781510762763
- Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
- Trim Size: 8in x 8in x 0in
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The classic piggy market tale you love, but this time you don’t have to touch anyone’s feet. A must-have for any modern parent!
Based on the beloved nursery rhyme, This Little Piggy Went to Market in the City takes you through farmers' markets, where piggies grapple with insufferable hipster crowds, poke fun at fad diets, and contemplate composting, among other things. This will be a book parents will actually want to read to their kids for the hundredth time.
In this book, the author and illustrator:
- Play with insights about the happenings of farmers markets in cities.
- Examine the burden of dealing with crowds when you really just want to eat an almond croissant.
- Nod to the feeling of loss and disappointment when you forget your canvas tote.
- Ponder what composting is, exactly?
- Poke fun at trend diets like The Ketogenic Diet.
- Allude to how a vegetarian piggy would handle this market.
Rich Greco is a New York-born-and-based designer. He’s currently Group Design Director at Droga5 and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute. Rich was cited as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in Marketing & Advertising as well as Business Insider’s 30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30. His work has been featured in Creativity, Ad Age, Adweek, Communication Arts, Fast Company, Bloomberg Business, Christie’s, Art News, Brand New, and The New York Observer. He has lectured for AIGA and Miami Ad School, been a panelist at the International Advertising Awards, and has had artwork on display in the New Museum Triennial.
—Little Black Book
"Tara Lawall is hilarious and this book is just what I needed! Also, I related to way too many of the Little Piggies in this book."
—Adam Wade, #1 Audible and Amazon bestselling author, and 20-time winner of The Moth's StorySlam
"The story we all know but updated to represent the ridiculous shopping experience of today."
—Beth Newell, cofounder and editor of Reductress
"A clever and hilarious twist on the classic nursery rhyme that had me going hee-hee all the way home."
—Sam Miserendino, author of the Addicted Animals series (If You Give a Bear a Bong, If You Give a Kitty a Cocktail, and more)